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BBC News - Business
Wall Street awaits Trump tax plan
US markets are little moved in early trading as investors await the president's latest initiative.
Trump seeks to slash tax for businesses
Analysts say the plan will add to the deficit but the US government says growth will pay for it.
Twitter users up but 'headwinds' forecast
More people than ever are regular users of the message-in-brief platform, but it is still losing money.
Barclays boss sounds Brexit talent warning
Jes Staley says that retaining access to talented workers after Brexit is "tremendously important".
Barclays boss: Banks need access to talent post-Brexit
Barclays chief executive Jes Staley says access to talent after Brexit is "tremendously important" to the City of London.
From image rights to winding up orders, how HMRC has tackled the football industry.
Santander chief warns on 'changeable' UK economy
Profits booked by the UK bank's Spanish parent tumble 8% after the pound's fall in value.
Credit Suisse plans £3bn fundraising to boost capital
The lender puts on hold a plan to sell shares in its domestic banking business and posts a profit.
Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020
The firm plans to work with aviation companies to trial the technology in Dubai and Dallas.
United Airlines investigates giant bunny death
Simon the 90cm-long rabbit was being flown in the cargo hold from London to Chicago's O'Hare International.
Has the US started a lumber trade war with Canada?
Canada is calling new tariffs on softwood lumber imports to the US "unfair and punitive".
The drones which help solve air accidents
The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at accident investigators' latest weapon in the battle to find out why ships and planes crash.
Reuters: Business News
Twitter posts strong user growth, shares soar
(Reuters) - Shares of Twitter Inc soared in premarket trade on Wednesday after the microblogging service reported better-than-expected user growth.
Trump plan to cut taxes on businesses, repatriated profits: officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday that proposes to sharply slash business taxes and steeply disc
Wall Street flat as Trump's tax plan eyed
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday amid a flood of corporate earnings and ahead of a highly anticipated tax reform plan.
China's richest man deepens sports foray with global marathons deal
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, has signed a deal to sponsor races with the wo
Deutsche Bank weighs moving thousands of jobs from London after Brexit
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is considering whether it needs to move thousands of staff from London to Frankfurt following Britain's decision
JPMorgan zooming in on Warsaw for new global back office center
WARSAW/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase is zooming in on Warsaw as a destination for its new back office operations center which could eve
Exclusive: Austrian prosecutors investigate Airbus CEO over suspected fraud
VIENNA (Reuters) - Vienna prosecutors are investigating Airbus Chief Executive Thomas Enders for suspected fraud in connection with a $2 billion Euro
PepsiCo profit beats on demand for healthier snacks, drinks
(Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as the company benefited from demand for its healthier drinks and s
Exclusive: A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York
Congress moves closer to deal to avert government shutdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was moving closer to crafting a deal to avoid shutting down at the stroke of midnight on Friday, but the deta
South Korea court says Uber violated transport law, latest setback for U.S. firm
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Wednesday ruled that the ride-hailing group Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] illegally used private vehicles
Asian stocks hover near two-year highs on U.S. optimism, euro steady
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the world's biggest economy bri
UN News Centre - Economic
UN Commission celebrates 70 years of 'connecting countries and driving progress in Europe'
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is celebrating 70 years of bringing countries across the continent together to cooperate o
UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development
Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officia
New UN guidelines to make international trade in plants and seeds safer
A United Nations commission overseeing plant health has adopted a new global standard to ensure that international trade in plants and seeds – v
PODCAST: Biking from India to Sweden for love – a tale of happiness
Love at first sight. An inevitable separation. A seemingly impossible journey for love mixed with a dash of art and late 1970s ‘hippie culture.&
Guidelines on keeping illegally caught fish from global supply chains near ‘finish line’ – UN agency
A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important ste
Global trade to expand by 2.4 per cent in 2017 amid ‘deep’ geopolitical, economic uncertainty – WTO
While forecasting that growth in the volume of global merchandise trade is expected to rebound this year from its weak performance in 2016, the World
On International Day, UN celebrates historic event that opened doors to outer space
The United Nations today commemorated the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, w
Money migrants send home a ‘critical lifeline’ for one in seven people worldwide
Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund for
National policies can offset impact of joblessness caused by market competition – UN partner report
Trade and trade-related policies have a role to play not just in promoting growth and prosperity, but helping share that prosperity more widely, Unite
Global food prices fall in March as sugar and vegetable oils slide – UN
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today reported that global food prices fell in March amid large available supplies and expe
Sport is force of social empowerment and an engine for equality – UNESCO
There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
UN General Assembly creates International Day for small, medium-sized enterprises
Recognizing the importance of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises in achieving the new global development goals, the United Nations General As
Business News - UPI.com
Supply issues building up to push crude oil lower early Wednesday
Oil prices drifted further into negative territory in early Wednesday trading on supply-side concerns as questions circulate on OPEC-led production ef
New oil work on tap for offshore Senegal
The next well slated for emerging oil prospects off the coast of Senegal will be the first such activity since a major discovery in 2014, FAR Ltd. ann
Losses for Hess Corp. continue, but downturn less severe
U.S. energy company Hess Corp. said Wednesday it posted a loss for the first quarter, but performance was better year-over-year as trends moved in its
Amid reshuffling, Africa-focused Tullow Oil ready to grow
With a reshuffling in the front office underway, Tullow Oil said Wednesday its production offshore West Africa for the first quarter met expectations.
Fast-track drilling for Cuba envisioned
The necessary components for an accelerated drilling program for oil prospects in Cuba may already be in place, Australian energy company Melbana said
Ahead of results, TechnipFMC lands work offshore Guyana
Ahead of its first quarterly report, French energy services company TechnipFMC said it secured a contract to help tap deepwater prospects in South Ame
Alberta takes ground-up approach to economic resilience
Nearly a year after wildfires idled parts of its oil industry, Alberta's provincial government said it was taking a ground-up approach to disaster re
Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada
Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada, expanding its menu in a push to quadruple its number of stores in the country over the next 10 years
Rockwell Collins gets contract for improved cyber security
Rockwell Collins has contracted with the U.S. military to use mathematics-based development methods to secure platforms against cyber attack.
Second Boeing T-X trainer aircraft has successful test flight
The test flight of Boeing's second T-X trainer aircraft, in a partnership with Saab, took place on April 24th.
U.S. Marine Corps tests WiFi system at its air stations
The U.S. Marine Corps is testing WiFi at a handful of its aviation hangars, with the first being installed at Air Station New River, N.C., in January.
BAE Systems unveils 3D warning system for aircraft
A three-dimensional threat warning system that integrates with all U.S. Army aircraft has been unveiled by BAE Systems.
Newsmax Finance - Economy
Different President, Same Old Government Shutdown Threats
No matter who's in charge and what they're fighting over, the other party is to blame.
Trump Tax Plan Slashing Business Rates to Test Support in Congress
U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday proposing some deep rate cuts, mostly for businesses, including a slashed corporate i
Trump Corporate Tax Shakeup Puts Housing Developers in Tailspin
Trump’s victory has caused prices to drop, given the Republican’s push to lower taxes. On Wednesday, he intends to lay out broad tax
US Homebuilders: Canada Lumber Tariff to Hurt Wages, Raise House Prices
U.S. homebuilders on Tuesday criticized as "short-sighted" a government decision to impose anti-subsidy duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumbe
Supreme Court May Limit Where Companies Can Be Sued
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who st
Death of Middle-Skill Jobs Has Been Hurting Black Workers More
Black workers are less likely to have graduated college, so they're at a skills disadvantage
Larry Kudlow: Economic Growth Is 'Mother of All Pay-Fors' in Tax Debate
Larry Kudlow, the veteran financial guru and former economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said tax cuts will pay for themselves as they help to
Consumer Confidence Dips in April but Remains Strong
U.S. consumer confidence slipped in April but remains at high levels.
Trump Trade at Moment of Truth as Presidential Tax Program Looms
Optimism over fiscal stimulus has faded after health bill fail; Financial companies and retailers have most on the line
Home Prices Rose at the Fastest Pace in Nearly 3 Years
U.S. homes prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties.
China's Hidden Debt Stirs Investor Angst as Defaults Rise
Rising defaults in China are unearthing hidden debt at companies across the country.Small firms that can't get loans by themselves have been winning
Trade War: Trump Slaps Duty on Canada Lumber
U.S. President Donald Trump intensified a trade dispute with Canada, slapping tariffs of up to 24 percent on imported softwood lumber in a move that d
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed DG of CRPF
Bhatnagar is a 1983 batch IPS officer
ICC meet: BCCI loses both revenue and governance vote
Only country that voted alongside BCCI was Sri Lanka
PM Modi to flag off first RCS flight from Shimla tomorrow
Himachal govt yet to approve viability gap funding demand made by Alliance Air of Rs 1.4 lakh/flight
Axis Bank Q4 net down 43% at Rs 1,225 cr
Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans were 5.04% compared with 5.22% as of end-December
Sebi meet: NBFCs to get QIB status; unified licence for brokers
The regulator relaxed criteria for banks in preferential allotment of shares
Sensex at 30,000: Where are the markets headed?
Markets are trading at 17.5x FY18 earnings, still away from the peak levels of 20x seen in 2008
Setback to India as international panel rejects stay on Cairn arbitration
It debarred Cairn Energy from disposing of its 9.8% remaining stake in Cairn India
MCD Election Results 2017: The Aam Aadmi Party story may be over now
Now that the battle lines are drawn, it remains to be seen how Delhi govt and MCD will co-exist
Make a law to regulate NGOs, disbursal of funds: SC to Centre
SC said public money cannot go unaccounted for and those misappropriating must be prosecuted
MCD results: AAP loses, cries foul over EVMs as BJP wins big in Delhi
People of Delhi showed faith in BJP, I'm grateful, said PM Modi
UP DGP's dos and don'ts for cops on anti-Romeo drive, cow vigilantism
Anti-romeo squads have been in the news for all wrong reasons in UP
Sensex closes above 30,000 for first time ever, Nifty ends at 9,351
The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, however, turned negative
Business News - Markets
Invesco eyes $500m fund manager Source
The asset management giant which operates in the UK under the Invesco Perpetual brand is plotting a $500m takeover of Source, a London-based funds pro
PM refuses to guarantee pensions triple lock
The Prime Minister has refused to guarantee the triple lock on pensions.
Twitter shares soar on stronger user growth
Twitter shares have opened 10% up after its latest results beat expectations - highlighting its strongest user growth for more than a year.
Sports Direct staff agency close to collapse
The controversial employment agency which staffs Sports Direct's largest warehouse is on the verge of falling into administration after failing to se
Energy boss: 'get everyone on a fixed deal'
The boss of a 'big six' energy firm has joined industry criticism of Tory plans for bill caps, suggesting controversial standard tariffs be abolishe
West Ham and Newcastle offices raided by HMRC
West Ham and Newcastle United have been raided as part of a huge football tax fraud investigation involving 180 HMRC officers across the UK and France
Santander cools fears for UK arm from Brexit
The boss of Banco Santander has said he is now confident there will be "less direct impact" on its UK arm from Brexit than the bank originally feare
Northern rail conductors' strike goes ahead
A strike on the Northern rail network is to go ahead this coming Friday after the breakdown of talks aimed at resolving the dispute over the role of t
A quarter of retirees fear Brexit pension hit
Over a quarter of people planning to retire this year fear a long-term Brexit hit to their finances, according to research examining their intentions.
McDonald's offers workers zero-hours switch
The UK boss of McDonald's has told Sky News that he is to offer all employees the chance to move off a zero-hours contract if they want to.
Sir Philip Green: Stop 'vindictive' attacks
Sir Philip Green has complained of being used as a "political football" after MP Frank Field warned he might still be stripped of his knighthood des
Isle of Wight festival deal could face probe
A takeover of the Isle of Wight festival involving US entertainment giant Live Nation is facing a possible probe by competition authorities.
Christian Science Monitor |
Need a ride in farm country or in a distant exurb? How one company wants to help
Liberty Mobility Now is bringing an Uber-like ride-hailing service to far flung Americans. The company aims to fill a gap in transit needs for small u
Can corporate feminism help all working women?
The push for women-friendly workplaces and policies has focused largely on individual personalities, like Ivanka Trump and Sheryl Sandberg, as well as
American tries to learn from United's mistakes after video of employee-passenger confrontation goes viral
American Airlines said it has grounded the flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on Friday. The move, experts said, si
Building resilient rural livelihoods is key to helping Yemen
Yemen is facing the risk of large-scale famine. To lessen the damage, immediate support – mainly in agriculture and fishing – must be
When climate change was part of the farm bill
Climate change wasn't always the political hot potato it is today.
GM closes up shop in Venezuela after government seizes its factory
General Motors said on Thursday that it has withdrawn its operations in the South American country after local authorities illegally seized its f
How long should you keep your tax records?
Your tax work isn't done once you file your return.
Fox News cuts ties with Bill O'Reilly
The conservative news network has decided to part ways with the star cable news host over sexual harassment allegations.
Americans think their income-tax share is fair, according to polls
Congress may be headed toward passing a tax cut the public is not demanding.
Netflix nears 100 million subscribers: Why that doesn't mean the end of cable TV
The expansion of Netflix is changing how audiences want to watch their favorite shows and movies. But it has also led to surprising partnerships betwe
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer launches database on government spending
Mr. Ballmer was frustrated he couldn't find a single source on local, state, and federal spending. So he created his own site.
Most American pay their taxes. So why do so many think others are cheating? (+video)
Most Americans pay their taxes and feel pride in doing so, yet they continue to believe that about a third of US adults skip out on their civic duty.&
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